PhD Program Admissions

Application deadlines

Applications for any PhD program in the Lindner College of Business are due January 31.

Application requirements

In order to apply you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Résumé/vita outlining educational and work experience
  • Statement of purpose (you can preview the essay for your program by starting an application)
  • Any publications or scholarly works currently in progress (optional)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Contact information for at least two references, faculty members (preferred), or professional colleagues who will provide letters of recommendation electronically 
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • IELTS or TOEFL score (International applicants only)